Recommended Guidelines for Section Names and Purpose Statements
Groups seeking section status should use the following guidelines in the development of a Section name and purpose statement.
When selecting a name for a Section, it is preferable to use terminology that is general enough to incorporate all aspects of a Section’s activities and purposes into as few words as possible and is consistent in form with the majority of other Sections of the same type.
|libraries||library, resource center|
|health sciences||health science|
Section Purpose Statements
Section purpose statements should be concise, to the point, and include only information about the purpose of the Section. It is preferable to begin the statement with a phrase such as “the purpose of the Section is…”